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Dr. Joseph James, MD

Internal Medicine ·  Male · Age 59

Dr. James

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1471 Johnston Willis Dr North Chesterfield, VA 23235

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Dr. Joseph James, MD is an internal medicine specialist in North Chesterfield, VA and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University in 1988 and specializes in internal medicine and geriatric medicine.


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(804) 320-1333

Dr. James accepts the following insurance:

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Altius Health Plans
Ameriben
American Postal Workers Union Health Plan
American Postal Workers Union (APWU)
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Anthem
Pathway X Tier Hosp HealthKeepers DirectAccess VA
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthKeepers HMO
KeyCare PPO
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Buckeye Community Health Plan
Medicare
CHAMPVA
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Southern Health PPO
Deseret Mutual (DMBA)
EBMS
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Federal Employee Program (FEP)
Freedom Health
Freedom Network
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Health Net
Tricare
HealthSmart
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Tricare
Inter Valley Health Plan
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
Magellan Health Services
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Marsh Affinity Group Services
Medicaid
Medical Mutual of Ohio
Medico
Meritain Health
MetLife
Midwest Life
Molina Healthcare
MultiPlan
Mutual of Omaha
Nationwide
New York Life
North America Administrators (NAA)
One Health
Operating Engineers Health & Welfare Plan
Optima Health
PacifiCare Health Systems
PacificSource
Paramount
PEHP
PHCS
Physicians Mutual
Principal Life
Providence Health Plans
Sedgwick Claims Management Services
SelectHealth
State Farm
Staywell (Wellcare)
Teamsters or other Unions
Tricare
UniCare
UnitedHealthCare
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Options PPO
Veteran Administration Plan
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Dr. James' conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Anemia
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asthma
  • Ataxia
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Back Pain
  • Balanoposthitis
  • Bedsores
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Infection
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Boil
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Pain
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchospasm
  • Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
  • Bunion
  • Burn Injuries
  • Bursitis
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Cluster Headache
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Cold Sore
  • Confusion
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Constipation
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dehydration
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Dermatitis
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Cosmetics
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Emphysema
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Enteritis
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophagitis
  • Essential Tremor
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Infections
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastroparesis
  • Genital Warts
  • Gout
  • Hair Loss
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Herpes Zoster Without Complication
  • Hidradenitis
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hives
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Immunization
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Indigestion
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Insomnia
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Itchy Skin
  • Jock Itch
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Joint Pain
  • Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lyme Disease
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Malnutrition
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Migraine
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Mole Removal
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Motion Sickness
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Nausea
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Nosebleed
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Pap Smear
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Perimenopause
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pharyngitis
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Physical Examination
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Plantar Wart
  • Pneumonia
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyuria
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Prostatitis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Rash
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Rib Fracture
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Scabies
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Shingles
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Infections
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep-Related Leg Cramp
  • Sore Throat
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Strep Throat
  • Swine Flu
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Tension Headache
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Tinnitus
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Ulcer
  • Urinalysis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Hesitancy
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vaccination
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Infection
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Warts
  • Wellness Examination
  • Wheezing
  • Yeast Infections

About Me

Biography

Joseph James, MD, FACP, received his bachelor's degree from City College in New York in 1984. He continued his education at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York and received his medical degree in 1988. His residency in internal medicine an...

Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
  • Geriatric Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Education

University of Connecticut
Fellowship Hospital
University of Connecticut
Residency Hospital
University of Connecticut
Internship Hospital
1988
Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
Medical School
1988

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Dr. James' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. James

4.2

Based on 53 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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1 Star
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Dr. James is a great physician, He is thorough but also friendly, takes his time with each patient, follows up with each one. Always willing to listen to concerns of any kind. I would highly recommend.
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Wait time very short,a through exam,Dr' James was easy to talk and willing to hear what I had to say,highly recommend!
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Dr James is an excellent listener. He also follows through with my visit by promptly sending referrals to specialists or having other Drs offices contact me for further treatment. I rarely have to do any follow up. Is office staff is also 5 Star!
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Excellent diagnostician. His many years of experience really shows. He is caring, competent and professional. I strongly recommend him!
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Always listens and provides excellent feedback.
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Dr. James is great! He is a concerned and dedicated doctor. His demeanor is very friendly and he really knows his stuff!
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I have been so pleased with Dr. James and his treatment procedures. What I find most gratifying is that he doesn't leave you with the feeling that he is rushing through his patients like he has to be somewhere else soon. He takes the time to listen to the patient's feelings and thoughts as a key element of each diagnosis and treatment development plan. I am so thankful to have chosen Dr. James after my previous PCP retired at the end of 2017.
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In working with my elderly father and me, Dr. James was very kind and patient. This was our first visit, and my dad felt very reassured after the appointment that Dr. James was a great choice.
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Dr. James has been my family's doctor for over 20 years and we would never consider using another doctor
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Outstanding primary care Doctor. I have moved from Virginia to NC and still travel back to him for 16 years now. He listens to his patients, he is easy to talk to and his staff is wonderful. He actually takes the time to explain things to you and talk to you. He is professional , caring, compassionate and patient  I have been with him for 25 years plus. There is no other as far as I am concerned.
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He’s very good doctor and very friendly. If you needs a good doctor visit dr. James
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I have been going to Dr. James for many years I wouldn't ever go to anyone else. He is a very good doctor and a very very nice person I would recommend him to anyone.
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Dr. James was personable and direct. He explained things to me. He actually listened when I talked. And he shook my hand.
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Sees patients on time. Really listens to what the patient tells him and prescribes appropriate rx. Patient never feels rushed as he provides a very calm atmosphere and spends as much time with the patient as he deems necessary. He is knowledgeable about the latest treatments and medications available to treat his patients, and his specialty is geriatric medicine which is important to me as a 69 year old. On top of all of this, he has a great personality and a sense of humor.
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I have been seeing Dr. James for more than twenty or more years and every visit has always been enjoying so much I've recommend him to my friends and family. He is a good conversationalist for just about anything and a all out funny guy to.
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I've been seeing Dr. James as my primary care physician for nearly 15yrs. He has always provided superb medical competency and professionalism, curiosity in me as an individual patient (not simply the 'next' examining room case), he assesses and progresses with an unblinking adherence to the truth and he exhibits a fine element of good humor. Knowing, caring and capable - it doesn't get much better than that - Dr. James is an excellent physician and a good man. Thanks.
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Doctor James is great. He takes the time to listen to me and answers my questions. He cares about me as a person not just a patient.
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Dr. Joseph James is an exceptional PCP, family physician. He has always been very professional and caring. He shows a real interest in my concerns and he has been my doctor for many years. I recommend him to my friends and family often.
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Dr. James is polite, but a no-nonsense kind of guy. After my last visit, during which I was alarmed about a symptom, he phoned me the following morning to check on me. I have not had that experience with a physician since I left Seattle.
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Dr. James has been my physician for 5 years and he is the best doctor I have ever had. He's a great listener, remembers everything about you like you're a member of the family, and genuinely cares about you. I have the utmost confidence in him.
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